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hit the nail on the head, syd. we are expecting plenty of sunshine. it will remain nice for now. what do you mean for now? well, low pressure system is on the way and that's going to give us a chance of rainfall and much cooler temperatures. i'll let you know when, that's coming up in just a few moments. for your traffic this morning, here's elizabeth. >> thank you, tracy. we have our first accident of the morning in san jose southbound 101 right before hellyer. sounds like a car went down the embankment. chopper 5 is with us now and they are live over 880 in oakland. nice ride up the nimitz freeway but they are heading to some roadwork in richmond. we'll have much more on your morning commute coming up. in the meantime, back to you. >> thank you. time now 6:00. police in east bay might have solved a number of crimes when they caught a suspected car thief this morning. sharon chin is in oakland, where the chp stopped a car after a high-speed chase. good morning to you, sharon. >> reporter: good morning. it started with the investigation of a robbery in oakland, a possible stolen car,
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car chase ended up here on east 25th and highland, show you what it looked like early this morning when the car chase ended, police with guns drawn arresting three suspects. the police dog with the emeryville police helped nab the third suspect. it all started when police tried to stop a car in oakland. they thought it could be stolen. officers were also looking for suspects in a robbery in santa clara. so instead of stopping, the driver sped off. the officers say the chase began westbound 580 near the harrison street exit. the suspects led police across the bay bridge into san francisco at 1:30 a.m. then he apparently reversed direction and drove back across the bay bridge to oakland. highway patrol use what it calls a pursuit intervention technique to try to stop the car. well, ultimately authorities caught the three suspects in the car at east 25th and highland where the stolen car crashed into a parked car. okay, you know, authorities this morning are checking to see if the suspects are in any
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way connected to several robberies overnight in oakland. police tell us this morning that a victim of that robbery on jean street was able to identify one of the suspects in a line-up. back to you. >> thank you. johannes mehserle's lawyers are trying to get him out of jail while they appeal his involuntary manslaughter manslaughter conviction. he has a bail hearing on december 3 in los angeles. this month he was sentenced to two years for killing oscar grant on a bart platform. with with credit for time served he could be released in seven months. who will replace san francisco mayor gavin newsom? well, today the selection process gets under way. the board of supervisors will consider proposals to formally launch the process. newsom is leaving his position early to serve as california's
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next lieutenant governor. a legal victory for illegal immigrants. the state supreme court ruled that illegal immigrant students can pay in state tuition here in california only if they went to a california high school for at least three years before graduating. opponents plan to appeal the decision. in about one hour from now, some big news is expected from a tech giant. so will a.m. and the beatles finally -- apple and the beatles come together? mark sayre reports. >> reporter: all apple is saying is it will making a big announcement this morning at 7 a.m. but the "wall street journal" is reporting this morning thatapple has struck a deal with the record label of the beatles and the catalog will be available on itunes. right now songs from individual beatles are available but not the collection of the fab 4, not on itunes or anywhere else either. if you check apple's homepage this morning there is only this
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cryptic announcement that says, tomorrow is just another day that you will never forget. kcbs radio technology analyst larry magid says this will be a big move by apple. >> i know that appear's ceo steve jobs is a big beatles fan and they have long wanted to be able to carry beatles music in. tunes so if apple can finally snag the beatles' music it's a plus. >> reporter: now, bringing the beatles to itunes could be a watershed moment of sorts for digital music sending the signal once and for all that it's a fully mature and established marketplace. this announcement from apple set just one hour from now at 7 a.m., juliette. >> thank you, mark sayre in cupertino. thank you. it is 6:04. don't pull the covers back over your head! you have to get up and get out there but it's going to be another gorgeous day. tracy, tell us about it.
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record temperatures yesterday. >> it's hard not to pull those covers over your head this time of the morning! out the door, clear start, temperatures in the mid-40s to near 50. not a lot of clouds this morning or the afternoon. temperatures not as warm. take a look. inland lower to the mid-70s. upper 60s to the lower 70s around the bay. and the upper 70s along the coastline. today, let's call it day one of the cooler temperatures. each day this week, temperatures will cool down a bit more. and then eventually a chance of rainfall will move back into the bay area. we'll take a look at your seven- day forecast in just a few moments. for your traffic, here's elizabeth. >> thank you, tracy. no hot spots out there yet but we have a number of problems on the road. southbound 101 just before hellyer a car down the embankment. activity off the right shoulder, no lanes blocked southbound. therefore we are not seeing any big delays. northbound traffic looks okay even though it is starting to slow a little bit approaching tully. coming out of downtown san
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jose, 280, though, that looks great and 101 and 280 both nice rides all along the peninsula. san mateo bridge, i mentioned an earlier stall. it may still be in lanes. westbound 92, near the high- rise section of the bridge, so we can't see it in our traffic camera. bridge crews are aware of it working to clear it now and it never really impacted your drive time, 13 minutes from hayward to the peninsula. back to you. >> thank you. time to take out the trash and your wallet. >> the bay area county where garbage rates are going up 20% and why one company says it has to be done. really jumped at least two to three inches out of the plate. >> a lawsuit filed against a bay area restaurant. the appetizer that one man says nearly blinded him.
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the entire bay area. today's temperatures not as warm and that will continue to be the trend. we will cool down all week long. your seven-day forecast coming up. tracy, thank you. 6:10 now. new this morning a makeover could be in the works for one part of walnut creek. tonight, the city council will discuss the bart transit village. councilmembers will give an update on the massive project. it calls for an apartment complex retail and commercial space along with a bus station and bicycle pavilion. the city plans to hold more meetings in the near future. garbage rates going up in san mateo county 10 cities and some unincorporated areas will see rates jump from 9% to as much as 39% in january. that's when they change from their current provider to recology san mateo county. it is to allow for new recycling and garbage collection services. a popular appetizer has two
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california men suing a bay area restaurant. they say their order of escargo exploded scalding them with hot butter. the two men were eating at the seafood peddler restaurant in san rafael when they say the appetizer flew off the plate. >> it literally jumped at least 2 to 3" out of the plate and like small balloons just exploded hot grease. it got me in the tear duct, it got mr. ragetti alongside of the nose. there was so much grease coming off this escargo that it completely sprayed our shirts and our trousers. >> the men have filed a $7,500 lawsuit in small claims court accusing the restaurant of gross negligence. they are also asking for an apology. 6:11. how far is too far? that's what people are now asking at the airport. the new fight against body scanners, plus homeland
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security on the stricter measures. and it's been a pretty quiet morning commute so far. here's live look at the eastshore freeway showing you traffic conditions through hercules. we'll give you a live look at the bay bridge toll plaza coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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good morning. we have chopper 5 up this morning over the richmond area. and this is a pretty good indication of how nice it's going to be all day. not a whole lot of clouds out there. we are looking at clear start to the day. but temperatures are not expected to be as warm. yeah. it's going to be nice though. out the door this morning a clear start. temperatures for the morning will range from the mid-40s to just near 60 degrees. for this afternoon, how about sunshine? who doesn't love that? conditions inland lower to the mid-70s. temperatures topping off around the bay to the lower 70s from the upper 60s. and temperatures along the coastline the mid- to upper 60s with sunny skies. it is staying nice for now but we will be transitioning throughout the week. low pressure system way off to the west that's going to be coming into play later on this week. it will be the reason why temperatures will be cooling down and also the reason why
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we're expecting some rain showers to be moving in for the weekend. today's highs, upper 60s in pacifica, 71 in san francisco, that's down 9 degrees from yesterday. 73 in oakland. 75 fremont. 76 san jose. mid-70s in concord and livermore. lower 70s vallejo and san rafael. 75 in napa and santa rosa. we continue to cool down as we move into tomorrow, wednesday. mix of sun and clouds on tap for thursday. plenty of sunshine expected again today but take a look at friday, saturday, sunday and monday. rainfall keeps falling on my head. yeah, you'll be singing that by the weekend with much cooler temperatures. that's a look at your weather. for your traffic, here's elizabeth. >> thank you, tracy. i have been tracking where chopper 5 is headed next. they are heading towards martinez so traffic conditions are moving fine. really been relatively problem- free across the bay area. we had a couple of earlier
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bumps in the road. let's go to our maps and talk about those. southbound 101 approaching hellyer, everything is off to the shoulder, no blocked lanes. north- and southbound 101 great between morgan hill and santa clara. not a lot going on in the south bay. an earlier stall on the san mateo bridge, bridge crews cleared it near the high-rise self westbound 92. we are seeing more cars in our traffic camera here but really no delay to your drive time, steady at 13 minutes in those westbound lanes, that's the commute direction but eastbound traffic coming off the high- rise towards hayward still looks good. no big hot spots. and no delays so far at the bay bridge even in the cash lanes. typically by this time of the morning we see a few cars no metering lights but you can see a couple of cars there but overall not too bad into san francisco. and mass transit is on time. remember our radio partners when you hit the roads, kcbs
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740-am and 106.9-fm. that is your traffic and your weather. back to you. >> thank you. let's take a look at today's top stories. a high-speed chase that crossed the bay bridge twice this morning ended when the chp took out the suspect's car in oakland. that car may have been stolen. police are trying to figure out whether the three suspects are responsible for several robberies prior to the chase. there is a hearing next month on an appeal by former bart police officer johannes mehserle. he is asking to be released on bail while his conviction for involuntary manslaughter is appealed. mehserle was found guilty in the shooting death of oscar grant in oakland. the state supreme court has ruled that undocumented students are eligible for in- state tuition here in california. that's only if they went to a california high school for at least three years before graduating. opponents plan to appeal the
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decision. 6:18. federal officials are defending new antiterrorism screening procedures at the nation's airports. it's a full body x-ray. you can opt out but then a tsa agent would pat down your body all the way up and down... >> we're not doing this just to do it. we're doing it because we need to keep powders and gels and liquids off of planes that are unauthorized. >> a recent cbs news poll showed that 80% of people believe the airports should use the machines. 15% said no. so what do you think? are these scanners fair or foul? on facebook: but chris disagrees, saying "i issue or many others on our facebook page or twitter.
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6:1. the 49ers have their man for now. who has been named the starting quarterback for sunday's game. >> it's a fake police man, police car. >> hey, but this rookie cop is no dumb mer. how he is helping one bay area on and off the streets. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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the meter lights are on. it didn't take long for traffic to back up even in the fastrak lanes. we'll have a full look at the morning commute in six minutes. later today, the san francisco 49ers will finally get a bill for police escorts. the city of santa clara is presenting that $18,000 tab at a city hall meeting. the charges date back to 2007 for escorts to the airport, preseason games and other functions. under a new policy santa clara will turn to off-duty officers and charge a three-hour minimum fee. and troy smith is named the starter for this weekend's game against tampa bay. smith throwing for a career- high 356 yards on sunday. that's the most by a 9ers quarterback since 2004. now, the man he is replacing alex smith is recovering from a shoulder injury. buster posey going down in giants history. the catcher was name the national league's rookie of the
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year. he is the first giant to win the award since 1975. posey was called up from triple- a in may. he hit .305 with 18 home runs and 67 rbi. one rookie cop making quite it impact in the bay area. officer bob, well, he sits quietly in his crucialer in belvidere. he is a dummy. police say he is doing a great job sitting in the crewser in belvidere. he is slowing down speeders and helping the city save money. >> he's very low cost to us. pension plan is reduced. his salary is reduce the. i think there are messages here for the federal government. >> we are told officer bob joined the police force just about one hour -- one year ago. [ laughter ] >> perhaps officer bob can help camp the geezer bandied in southern california? the suspect has robbed 10 banks in san diego county. his latest one was last week
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further north in kern county. they believe that he is on the move because of all the media coverage. they are not sure whether it's an older person or someone wearing a mask. remember the fellow on the plane that was wearing the old man mask and turned out to be a young kid? president obama today will awarded medal of honor to an army staff sergeant who placed himself in the line of fire to save two comrades. the sergeant from iowa is the first living service member from the wars in afghanistan and iraq to receive the medal, the nation's highest military decoration. the army says three years ago, the sergeant was in afghanistan when an insurgent ambush split his squad into two groups. he was under fire when he pulled a fellow soldier back to cover and then rescued another who was being carried away by two insurgents. his interview is so outstanding, and he even said, i'm just a mediocre soldier and that's far from the truth but very humble. it's amazing. 6:25. a bay area principal under fire
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this morning. >> we'll tell you why she refused to allow an ambulance to drive onto a football field after a student suffered a head injury. a car chase over the bay bridge twice ends in the arrest of three suspects. could they be responsible for several robberies in oakland overnight? that story coming up. apple set to make a major announcement within the hour. will the beatles be coming to itunes? and chopper 5 up this morning, our sunrise still a few minutes away, 6:51. but we do see not a lot of clouds out there. we are expecting another beautiful day. your high temperatures, they are cooling down a bit. we'll have your look at your high temperatures in just a few moments. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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your realtime captioner is linda marie macdonald. caption colorado, l.l.c. good morning to you, it is tuesday, november 16. i'm juliette goodrich. >> i'm sydnie kohara. good morning, everyone. your time is 6:29. a wild high-speed chase led police across the bay bridge twice. let's go to sharon chin in oakland with how a k-9 helped nab the suspects and why police think it may have been a really good get. sharon, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, sydnie. it's been a wild morning for oakland police. the car chase ended here after
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the suspects' car smashed into a car on east 25th and highland. this is what it looked look early this morning when the car chase ended, police with guns drawn and me suspects arrested. a police dog with the emeryville police helped nab the third suspect. it all started when police were hunting four you is respects in the robbery at jean street at santa clara at 1:15 this morning. officers say they tried to stop a possible stolen car when the car sped off and then led officers on a chase across the bay bridge into san francisco at 1:30 a.m. and then turned around and drove back across the bridge into oakland. the chp tried to slow the car down using what it calls a pursuit intervention technique. authorities caught them in a residential neighborhood and now investigators are checking to see if the suspects are linked to several robberies overnight in oakland. and police say that so far this morning, the victim in the jean street robbery was able to positively identify one of the three suspects.
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>> all right, sharon, thank you. sharon chin in oakland. and new this morning, johannes mehserle's lawyers are trying to get him out of jail while they appeal his involuntary manslaughter conviction. he has a bail hearing december 3 in los angeles. earlier this month he was sentenced to two years for killing oscar grant on a bart platform. the former bart officer may be released in 7 months with credit for time served. the selection process for mayor of san francisco getting under way today. the board of directors will consider two competing proposals to formally launch it. gavin newsom is leaving the post early to be lieutenant governor. if he resigns after january 8, a new board will pick the interim mayor. that person will serve until next year's election. oak's mayor ron dellums won't be giving his final state of the state address in person.
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the speech will be online. his spokesman won't say why. dellums turned 75 this month and hasn't been seen in public much in the last few months. he will be replacinged by city councilwoman jean quan. more chilling testimony today in the hearing for 7 suspects charged in the gang- rape of a richmond high school student. a richmond police officer choked up while testifying yesterday. he told the judge he found the 16 yearly victim behind the school after a homecoming dance in october of last year. at first, he thought she was dead. the victim's father told police that he called his daughter's cell phone after the dance was over and a man answered and made sexual comments about the girl. if convicted on all charges, all but one of those suspects could face life in prison. after this san jose prep football player suffered a concussion, his principal blocked an ambulance from getting to him. the 14-year-old boy seriously
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injured his neck during a game last month. since then the 5'5" freshman has chronic pain and is being monitored for brain damage. the principal says she was simply following orders. vehicles are not allowed on the school track. the school district has since clarified. that rule is not meant to apply to emergency vehicles. new this morning, a court victory for illegal immigrants. the state supreme court ruled unanimously that undocumented students are entitled to the same in-state tuition breaks at public colleges as legal californians. the students must attend a california high school for at least three years before graduating. it will be appealed to the u.s. supreme court. also san jose police have noticed a spike in so-called grow houses. they have actually busted 16 homes this year alone. grow houses are single-family homes used to grow marijuana crops indoors. half of them came to light because of house fires. investigators say a pothouse uses 10 times the electrical
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power of an ordinary home since it has to provide enough light for hundreds of plants. some evidence tied the houses to the rapid growth of medical marijuana operations. >> there is a lot of money to be made. jumping on the green rush band was gene to exploited individuals who need their medicinal marijuana. >> police say a single indoor marijuana farm can generate more than a million dollars in profit if harvested three or four times a year. let's go to tracy humphrey with a look at the tuesday forecast. we are hoping for another gorgeous day. >> you're going to have another gorgeous day sydnie, more sunshine expected today with your temperatures not at warm. let's take a look. yesterday in santa rosa, 84. today those conditions going down. 57 in santa rosa, 76 in san jose, 75 in concord and 71
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degrees in san francisco. temperatures close to 10 degrees cooler than yesterday. mid-70s from hayward to santa clara to san jose. lower 70s in oakland and san francisco lower 70s in kentfield and sonoma. today we cool down by the end of the week. showers are moving back in with 50s. the seven-day forecast is coming up. elizabeth wenger has traffic. >> today we decided to send chopper towards antioch and show you what it looks like. it's definitely a sea of brake lights from lone tree way towards somersville road just starting to slow as well from bailey towards willow pass. usual congestion in the westbound lanes through antioch. so thank you for showing us that chopper 5. all right. out to our maps, quite around the bay area.
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not many accidents. one southbound 101 in san jose approaching hellyer but traffic is so light and it's against the commute, no delays. out of downtown san jose looks good. all along the peninsula, 101 and 280 quiet past candlestick and 3rd into san francisco. nice ride. at the bay bridge toll plaza, we'll show you a quick look at this the metering lights have been on since about 6:20. looks like there's some kind of flag waving in the shots. if you ignore that traffic is stacking up to the 880. so a good 15 minutes to get on the bridge itself. and the golden gate nice ride through marin county on southbound 101. back to you. >> thank you. tolls on the golden gate bridge are costing drivers more than ever. this year, motorists spent an average of $5 .21. the san francisco examiner says that's 12 cents more than last year and 86 cents more than 2008. the district approved a dollar toll increase to help ease a
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million-dollar shortfall. the commercial crab season should get into full swing today a day late. crab boats were supposed to go out late but crabbers couldn't agree on price and quality so boats didn't go out. north coast fisheries says that the latest tests determined that the crabs are fine. so the season should be good to go and some mighty fine eating ahead. charges have been filed in the robbery of an alameda woman whose terrier was stolen from her. 19-year-old christopher perkins has been charged with receiving stolen property in connection with the theft. two men robbed the 80-year-old woman last month stealing her purse and her dog deuce. deuce was found and returned to the woman last week. rescue workers have freed one of those birds with a beer can around its neck. several collared birds have been spotted around san francisco. this seagull was captured at lake merced. >> it took a long time with
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different strategies. somebody had already caught him and hurt him so it was harder to draw him closer to us. >> the bird was healthy enough to be released. the rescue group is asking the public to watch for and report other collared bird. there is a $3,000 reward for information. it is 6:38. apple set to make an announcement less than a half hour from now and it involves the music of the beatles. mark sayre joins from the company's headquarters in cupertino. mark, can you feel the anticipation in the air? good morning! >> reporter: good morning, sydnie. all apple is officially announcing at this point is that there will be an official announcement at 7:00. but the "wall street journal" this morning is reporting that what that announcement is going to be is an announcement that the entire catalog of the beatles will now be available on itunes. right now songs from i had have beatles are available but not the collection of the fab 4, not on itunes or not anywhere else for that matter. if you check apple's homepage it says, tomorrow is just another day, a day that you
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will never forget. kcbs radio technology analyst larry magid says this would be a big move for apple. >> i happen to know that apple's ceo steve jobs is a big beatles fan and they have long wanted to be able to carry beatles music in itunes. it's a plus if they can snag it. >> reporter: now bringing the beatles to itunes could be a watershed moment of sorts for digital music sending the signal that it is now a fully mature and fully established marketplace. again, this announcement from apple just about 20 minutes from now, are the beatles coming to itunes? we'll know shortly. >> thank you, mark sayre in cupertino. it is 6:39. we know secondhand smoke is dangerous what it can also do to your hearing. plus, a royal wedding is in the works when prince william and his girlfriend will tie the knot. ,,
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this afternoon, another beautiful fall day. temperatures inland up to the mid-70s, temperatures around the bay up to the lower 70s and along the coastline, the upper 60s. do note, plenty of sunshine but
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temperatures are beginning to back off. it will remain nice for now. high pressure system continuing to reward us with plenty of sunshine and warm temperatures. but eventually this low pressure system is going to come in and take its place. that's the going to cool us down and introduce a chance of showers into the bay area. today's highs in the mid-70s in fairfield, concord and livermore. mid-70s in napa and santa rosa. lower 70s in vallejo and oakland, 76 degrees in san jose. 73 in redwood city. 71 in san francisco. and 67 degrees in pacifica. here's a look at the five-day forecast. today, pretty nice! no complaints so far. tomorrow, still expecting a good deal of sunshine but do note temperatures continuing to cool down. thursday, along with cooler temperatures, how about more clouds expected? and with the additional clouds, we will also include a chance of showers. that will come into the forecast friday, saturday, sunday and monday. and take a look at that drop in
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temperatures. we go from the mid-70s today to the mid-50s inland for the weekend. 50s also expected for the bay and for the coast. so extremely mild temperatures will eventually translate into extremely cool temperatures for this time of the year for the weekend. that's a look at your weather. back up to you. elizabeth wenger has traffic. >> thank you, tracy. now, it has been exceptionally quiet morning commute so far at least since 5:00 since we got on the air. there have not been any hot spots and right now i'm not seeing any accidents that healthcare healthcare is working so nice ride up the nimitz freeway. i want to show you a live look at the coliseum north- and southbound great into downtown oakland. there is a little bit of slowing on our sensors from a street towards whipple but nothing unusual. 22 minutes from the altamont pass to the dublin interchange. a camera at tassajara towards
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dublin, like i said, usual slowdowns. metering lights now at the bay bridge have been on since 6:20. so it's holding steady backed up to the 880 overcrossing. about a 15-minute to 20-minute wait to get on the bridge but not even seeing any slowdowns on the sensors up the incline so so far a nice ride into san francisco. chopper 5 is with us. and they are showing us another life look at westbound 580 traffic. there is the time to leave if you don't want to get stuck in traffic. remember our radio partners when you hit the roads, kcbs 740-am and 106.9-fm. back to you. it is 6:45. following a series of underground explosion, manhole covers in san francisco will be replaced. there have been several times where electrical fires have actually caused fireballs to shootout of manholes and the covers to fly off. now according to the san francisco examiner, city officials are forcing pg&e to
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change its entire inspection process. that includes replacing covers with swivel lock caps which wouldn't blow off in an explosion. this comes as pg&e is under scrutiny for safety on its natural gas lines art san bruno disaster in september. banking executives before congress today to answer questions about robo signers. >> yup, that's the nickname given to unskilled employees who the banks hired to sign thousands of foreclosure affidavits without reviewing the documents. >> a congressional watchdog says firms that service more than $6 trillion in mortgages are involved warning the practices could mean millions of losses for banks and more problems with the housing market. good news for first time buyers. homes are a little more affordable. let's go to jason brooks with kcbs and for that story and more from the financial sector. good morning, jason. >> good morning. this is a factor of home prices falling so much over the past
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few years. the california association of realtors says the index for first time buyers increased to 66% affordable in the last quarter, two points higher than iaea year earlier. the high area is the high desert, low areas are san francisco bay and santa clara counties and 51 and 53%. and this is something that will likely continue. that's not good news for existing home buyers because their values are going down. but standard & poor's is predicting that home values nationally could drop another 10% in the coming year because foreclosures are increasing, and they estimate that 11 million home loans, that's one in five of all home loans in the united states, are under water. inflation is falling in certain areas. wholesale inflation the producer price index did rise .4% last month from higher
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energy costs. gas was up about 10%. taking away gas and food the index was down by .6%, the biggest drop in four years. food prices are were down .1%. stock market now solidly in the red. the dow is lower by 81. nasdaq offer by 15. the s&p 500 down by 8. sydnie and juliette? >> thank you, jason brooks with kcbs and secondhand smoke could be hazardous to your hearing. >> there is a new study that found that nonsmokers who regularly breathe in secondhand smoke have an increased risk of hearing loss. the data is from a national health survey. >> out of 3300 people exposed to secondhand smoke almost 27% had frequency hearing loss. having bedbugs is no
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picnic. they can be itchy, but also dangerous to your health triggering an allergic reaction in some people, intense itch, swelling and asthma attacks and in rare cases some can experience a life-threatening reaction. >> let's go to something prettier. [ laughter ] a royal wed something in the works. >> prince -- a royal wedding is in the works. prince william is engaged to kate middleton proposing last month during vacation in kenya. they met 8 years ago while attending a university in scotland. it's expected to take place in london next spring or summer. 6:49. a wild police chase crosses the bay bridge twice. what sparked it all and how it ended. >> plus, a former bart officer convicted of involuntary manslaughter. the request his attorneys have just made.
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classic hot pastrami, melting cheese, deli mustard and pickles. awesome. hey, um what are we testing in that room? oh! nothing we were just hazin' the intern. arrested for killing two people. these are .. it a bizarre klain of recent in vacaville en ending with a
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man being arrested for killing two people. these are live pictures from vacaville. we understand it started around 2 a.m. when police responded to shots fired at an apartment complex on williams street. inside that apartment they found two men shot to death. another woman has been airlifted to the hospital. no word on her condition. now, the suspect was arrested after he walked into the vacaville police department and vandalized the lobby. officers said they had to tase the man to get him under control. but again, this happening in vacaville this morning ending with the man arrested for killing two people. some crimes may be solved in the east bay. sharon chin is in oakland with more on a police chase. >> reporter: good morning. that car chase ended here in the residential neighborhood when the suspects' car crashed into a parked car here on east 25th and highland.
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now, police had guns drawn and arrested three suspects early this morning. a police dog helped catch one of them. it started early this morning after a robbery on jean street at santa clara at 1:15. now, officers tried to stop a car that appeared stolen. that car sped off leading police over the bay bridge to san francisco and then all the way back again to oakland. authorities caught the trio of suspects in a neighborhood after highway patrol use what it calls a pursuit intervention technique to slow down the suspect's car. they made three arrests and this morning, investigators are checking to see if the suspects are responsible at all for several robberies overnight in oakland and police say that one victim in the jean street robbery was able to positively identify one of the suspects in a line-up. so they are continuing that investigation this morning. >> overnight it was busy for police even into the morning? >> reporter: yes. it's been a crazy morning with the robberies that happened last night and then this what
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started off as, you know, looking for a possible stolen vehicle, and then ending up in this chase all the way to san francisco and back, having a dog help out with one of the arrests and then, you know, a possible link to the robberies a very, very busy morning for the police. >> absolutely. all right. sharon chin in oakland, sharon, thank you. johannes mehserle wants out on bail while he appeals his conviction for killing oscar grant in oakland. a bail hearing for the former bart officer is scheduled december 3. mehserle was convicted of involuntary manslaughter for shooting granted. he was sentenced earlier this month to two years in prison. with credit for time served, he could be released in seven months. the selection process for mayor of san francisco getting under way today. the board of directors will consider two competing proposals to formally launch the selection. mayor newsom is leaving early after winning the election to serve as california's next lieutenant governor. if he resigns after january 8,
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the newly formed board will pick the interim mayor. that person will serve until next year's elections. all right. it's about to turn 6:56. if you have a story or idea, please go to our facebook page but first we are going to go to tracy -- [ laughter ] -- >> and elizabeth. >> hello, juliette and sid? i. here we are this tuesday morning and this is live shot courtesy of chopper 5. this shot taken from the east bay hills. nice morning. plenty of sunshine is expected. our sunrise at 6:51 and along with all the sunshine, still expecting mild temperatures. upper 60s along the coast today. lower 70s as highs around the bay and the mid-70s inland. it is still mild but definitely not as warm as yesterday. temperatures will continue to cool down throughout the week. eventually a lot more clouds are expected by thursday. and then a chance of rainfall. rain showers in the forecast friday, saturday, sunday and
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monday. and take a look at those temperatures. that's what you call a nosedive. we go from the 70s to the 50s by saturday. and that will also be sunday and monday for the entire bay area. mypix photo morning skyline. that's nice. also i have another one for you, redwood shores sunrise. if you have a nice photo, send it to elizabeth wenger has traffic. >> we were talking about how quiet the morning is and now we have an accident in san bruno southbound 280 before the 380 interchange. four cars are blocking one lane. speeds slow about 42 miles per hour there as you pass that accident.
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at the bay bridge, it is almost backed up to the maze. metering lights have been on now for more than a half hour. so just your typical ride through here. no stalls, no problems on the bay bridge. just all those cars heading into san francisco. one of our slower spots is still highway 4. no surprise through antioch. chopper 5 showed us these live conditions here earlier but a lot of speeds still under 25 miles per hour. especially from lone tree out towards somersville and it's still heavy traffic even out from bailey road out towards willow pass. we don't see slowing on our sensors until later usually. south bay out of downtown san jose more crowded but so far no problems out of downtown san jose. these are live conditions on 280 right there approaching the 880 interchange. still looking good as far as our drive times go. in the clear 12 minutes from 101 out towards cupertino. the silicon valley commute just got busy. in the last five minutes westbound 237 as you exit out of milpitas. mass transit is all running on
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time bart ace muni caltrain. we haven't had any mass transit issues all morning and a quick look now at chopper 5. they are live out in castro valley. yeah, they are right by the castro valley y showing you traffic conditions as you head on westbound 580 right there approaching 238 where it bottlenecks and yeah, just your usual slow traffic through this stretch. that is your traffic. back to you. >> thank you. buster posey going down in giants history. >> the catcher named the national league's rookie of the year. he is the first giant to win the award since 1975. posey called up from triple-a in may. he hit .305 with 18 home runs and 67 rbi. he beat atlanta braves rookie jason heyward. congratulations to buster posey. got a story idea or comment you would like to share with us? email die-hard giants fan! he's been with us for


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